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's-Gravenpolder (The Netherlands)

Borsele municipality, Zeeland province

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former 's-Gravenpolder Shipmate Flagchart : http://www.flagchart.net
Adopted 6 April 1954

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's-Gravenpolder [former municipality]

Description: three equally high stripes of blue, white and black; adopted 6 Apr 1954 by municipal resolution.
's-Gravenpolder means: polder of the count. When this area was enclosed by dikes (c. 1300)  it automatically belonged to the Lord who was the sovereign at the time. The highest title in Holland and Zeeland at that time was Graaf (count).

's-Gravenpolder Coat of Arms

['s-Gravenpolder Coat of Arms] by Jarig Bakker, 22 Jul 2004

Granted 31 Jul 1817

Description: argent a black eagle, all within a blue seam, charged with 8 silver pennies.
This is the Coat of Arms of the lordship with the same name.